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Are you a visually impaired Veteran interested in learning more about technology and adaptive software? Have you received a device, like an iPhone or iPad, from a Blind Rehab Center, but require more information on how to use it? Are you a visually impaired Veteran looking for a network of peers to assist you in determining if updating your device is the right choice? If you answered yes, or simply are interested in learning more about assistive technologies for blinded Veterans, the Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides and Tutorials podcast will assist you. Developed by blinded Veterans aiding our fellow peers adapt to sight loss, Blind Vet Tech focuses on iPHones, iPads, computers, other smart phones, and different technologies Veterans might receive to increase their independence.

Are you a visually impaired Veteran interested in learning more about technology and adaptive software? Have you received a device, like an iPhone or iPad, from a Blind Rehab Center, but require more information on how to use it? Are you a visually impaired Veteran looking for a network of peers to assist you in determining if updating your device is the right choice? If you answered yes, or simply are interested in learning more about assistive technologies for blinded Veterans, the Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides and Tutorials podcast will assist you. Developed by blinded Veterans aiding our fellow peers adapt to sight loss, Blind Vet Tech focuses on iPHones, iPads, computers, other smart phones, and different technologies Veterans might receive to increase their independence.
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Are you a visually impaired Veteran interested in learning more about technology and adaptive software? Have you received a device, like an iPhone or iPad, from a Blind Rehab Center, but require more information on how to use it? Are you a visually impaired Veteran looking for a network of peers to assist you in determining if updating your device is the right choice? If you answered yes, or simply are interested in learning more about assistive technologies for blinded Veterans, the Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides and Tutorials podcast will assist you. Developed by blinded Veterans aiding our fellow peers adapt to sight loss, Blind Vet Tech focuses on iPHones, iPads, computers, other smart phones, and different technologies Veterans might receive to increase their independence.

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English

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(785) 330-3503


Episodes

What’s faster? FlickType versus Braille Onscreen Input versus Dictation versus Touch Typing Face-off - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

6/7/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we review and rank the four most popular methods one may type on their iOS devices. The four we selected includes the new FlickType universal keyboard in beta, Voice Over’s Braille Onscreen input, Dictation, and touch typing. All options provide a fantastic way to … Continue reading "What’s faster? FlickType versus Braille Onscreen Input versus Dictation versus Touch Typing Face-off"

Duration:00:53:55

En-Vision America’s Scriptability ScripTalk makes medication and prescription labels’ accessible - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

5/21/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate how En-Vision America’s ScripTalk works. Reading the labels of most medications and prescriptions remains a very daunting task for us with visual impairments. OCR apps and devices often time struggle to extract the text or group text into segments that makes sense. … Continue reading "En-Vision America’s Scriptability ScripTalk makes medication and prescription labels’ accessible"

Duration:00:09:30

Learn how to control your Facebook’s privacy and security settings through the Facebook iOS app and Privacy Checker - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

5/18/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate how to control our privacy and security settings through the Facebook iOS app. During our Blind Vet Tech News Update for April and Blind Vet Tech teleconferences, we discussed the issues around Facebook and how to secure and protect ourselves and our … Continue reading "Learn how to control your Facebook’s privacy and security settings through the Facebook iOS app and Privacy Checker"

Duration:01:00:47

Demystify My Healthy Vet by navigating and understanding the Home Page - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

5/11/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we start our My Healthy Vet demystification series to empower Veterans to manage their healthcare goals. The My Healthy Vet portal for Veterans is the primary method to keep track of your healthcare information, appointments, medications, communications, and much more. Over the last couple … Continue reading "Demystify My Healthy Vet by navigating and understanding the Home Page"

Duration:00:22:47

Getting Started with Narrator: Learn how to read documents, apps, webpages, and much more with Narrator - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

5/8/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we continue our “getting Started with Narrator” series. This series enables one to learn the basics of Narrator by bringing the Get Started with Narrator by Microsoft’s Accessibility team support guide alive in a podcast. Our Getting Started with Narrator series is a companion … Continue reading "Getting Started with Narrator: Learn how to read documents, apps, webpages, and much more with Narrator"

Duration:00:34:26

Unveiling AIRA’s Horizon through Blind Vet Tech’s unboxing and quick review - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

5/1/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we unbox, setup, demonstrate, and provide our initial review about AIRA’s Horizon glasses. We previously published an article on this amazing service that relies on a pair of smart glasses and an AIRA Agent to understand their environments, sort laundry, read a book, and … Continue reading "Unveiling AIRA’s Horizon through Blind Vet Tech’s unboxing and quick review"

Duration:00:27:33

May’s Tech News Update reviewing April’s Windows 10 update, iTunes on the Windows Store, and Microsoft and Apple declare peace - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

4/30/2018
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Welcome to April’s edition of the Blind Vet tech News Update. In this episode we announce the times and dates for our Blind Vet Tech teleconferences for May, Windows10 April update, iTunes on the Windows Store, and Microsoft and Apple declare peace. May Blind Vet Tech Teleconferences If you have any questions with life with … Continue reading "May’s Tech News Update reviewing April’s Windows 10 update, iTunes on the Windows Store, and Microsoft and Apple declare peace"

Duration:00:14:17

Getting Started with Narrator: Quickly navigate Edge, tables, and apps with Scan Mode On - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

4/9/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we continue our “getting Started with Narrator” series. This series enables one to learn the basics of Narrator by following along by bringing the Get Started with Narrator by Microsoft’s Accessibility team support guide alive in a podcast. Our Getting Started with Narrator series … Continue reading "Getting Started with Narrator: Quickly navigate Edge, tables, and apps with Scan Mode On"

Duration:00:43:59

Learn how to optimize the iPhone’s and iPad’s battery health in iOS 11.3 - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

4/5/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we explore the changes to the Battery settings included in the iOS 11.3 update. In January’s News Update, we talked about the scandal after Apple admitted to throttling the performance of iPhones and iPads base on battery health. In the 11.3 update, apple included … Continue reading "Learn how to optimize the iPhone’s and iPad’s battery health in iOS 11.3"

Duration:00:42:09

April’s Tech News Update on iOS 11.3, Crayons for iPads, Apple’s movement towards a post-computer world, and protect yourself by sharing less more - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

4/3/2018
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Welcome to April’s edition of the Blind Vet tech News Update. In this episode my co-host of the Blind Vet Tech Monthly Tech Talks, Richard, and I announce the times and dates for our calls in March, our favorite features within iOS 11.3, the new Crayon for iPads, moving towards a computer-less world, and protecting … Continue reading "April’s Tech News Update on iOS 11.3, Crayons for iPads, Apple’s movement towards a post-computer world, and protect yourself by sharing less more"

Duration:00:30:04

Create a Healthier You through your iPhone, Eyes Free Fitness, Move Sum, and 3 minute Mindfulness - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

3/16/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate how to use your iPhone to achieve your health and fitness related goals. Whether you wish to count steps, learn new exercises, or find balance in your life, your iPhone with apps like Eyes Free Fitness, Move Sum, and 3 Minute Mindfulness … Continue reading "Create a Healthier You through your iPhone, Eyes Free Fitness, Move Sum, and 3 minute Mindfulness"

Duration:01:32:33

The Tech News March Madness Update feat how marrying Apple iOS with Microsoft’s Accessibility apps enhance Blind Independence and our review of smart speakers and digital assistants - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

3/5/2018
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Welcome to the March madness edition of the Blind Vet tech News Update. In this episode my co-host of the Blind Vet Tech Monthly Tech Talks, Richard, and I announce the times and dates for our calls in March, using iOS with Microsoft apps to increase independence, and a review of smart speakers and digital … Continue reading "The Tech News March Madness Update feat how marrying Apple iOS with Microsoft’s Accessibility apps enhance Blind Independence and our review of smart speakers and...

Duration:00:22:36

Microsoft’s Soundscape revolutionizes how the blind find points of interest through binaural audio feedback on iOS - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

3/1/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate and review Microsoft’s Soundscape. If you are looking for a simple to use app to explore your surroundings, Soundscape is perfect. Its minimalistic design makes it a snap to quickly know where you are and nearby items. The Revolutionary aspect stems from … Continue reading "Microsoft’s Soundscape revolutionizes how the blind find points of interest through binaural audio feedback on iOS"

Duration:01:45:41

Getting Started with Narrator: Basic Keyboard Commands and Navigation - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

2/23/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we continue our “getting Started with Narrator” series. This series enables one to learn how to use Microsoft Narrator by following along with the “Get Started with Narrator,” located on the Microsoft Support Pages. This series is our companion series to our Monthly Narrator … Continue reading "Getting Started with Narrator: Basic Keyboard Commands and Navigation"

Duration:00:32:43

Reviewing EyeNote vs Money Reader vs SeeingAI to Recognize US Notes - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

2/7/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we review the three major iOS money reading apps for US bank notes, EyeNote, Money Reader, and SeeingAI. Wile many in the blindness community advocate for the US to adopt tactile bank notes, there is absolutely nothing stopping one from simply integrating one of … Continue reading "Reviewing EyeNote vs Money Reader vs SeeingAI to Recognize US Notes"

Duration:00:24:44

February’s Tech News Update on Low Vision Awareness Month, Blind Vet Tech Monthly Teleconferences Announcements, VFO Becomes the One Ring, and AIRA’s #AIRABowl and Site Access Expansion - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

2/6/2018
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After the maelstrom of news and concerns we covered in January’s Blind Vet Tech News Update, we are happy to provide hope and optimism for February. First an administrative note. We will continue to post the Blind Vet Tech News update here on the main Blind Not Alone blog. Followers will now receive all of … Continue reading "February’s Tech News Update on Low Vision Awareness Month, Blind Vet Tech Monthly Teleconferences Announcements, VFO Becomes the One Ring, and AIRA’s #AIRABowl and...

Duration:00:16:12

Getting Started with Narrator, Activating Narrator - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

1/26/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we embark upon our “getting Started with Narrator” series. This series enables one to learn how to use Microsoft Narrator by following along with the “Get Started with Narrator,” located on the Microsoft Support Pages. This series is our companion series to our Monthly … Continue reading "Getting Started with Narrator, Activating Narrator"

Duration:00:10:48

Hey Siri, whats the latest news: How to use Apple’s stealth update to Siri - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

1/18/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate how to listen to the latest news through a simple Siri command. Apple recently rolled out a stealth update to Siri that enables you to quickly listen to a current news podcast from sources like NPR, CNN, Washington Post, and Fox. This … Continue reading "Hey Siri, whats the latest news: How to use Apple’s stealth update to Siri"

Duration:00:14:58

How to use iOS 3D Touch with Voice Over - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

1/3/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we guide you through the basics of iOS’ 3D Touch. 3D Touch is a method to interact with iPhones and iPads by firmly pressing into the screen to bring up a contextual menu, preview of a linked item, and so much more. Voice Over … Continue reading "How to use iOS 3D Touch with Voice Over"

Duration:00:47:53

Happy Holidays and 2018’s Announcements - Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews

12/25/2017
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and good fortune in the New Year. This past year has been incredible for us at Blind Not Alone, LLC and our ever growing number of listeners to the Blind Vet Tech podcasts and teleconferences. … Continue reading "Happy Holidays and 2018’s Announcements"

Duration:00:02:55